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Anesthesia Technician I (10:00PM - 6:30AM Sunday - Thursday)

Company: Tufts Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. This role focuses on providing medical and clinical support services to patients . Provides anesthesia for patients undergoing surgical, obstetric, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures while monitoring the patient's condition and supporting vital organ functions. Responsibilities also include diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic, and/or cancer pain as well as provide resuscitation and medical management for patients with critical illnesses and severe injuries. An organizational related support or service (administrative or clerical) role or a role that focuses on support of daily business activities (e.g., The majority of time is spent in the delivery of support services or activities, typically under supervision . An entry level role that typically requires little to no prior knowledge or experience, work is routine or follows standard procedures, work is closely supervised, and communicates information that requires little explanation or interpretation. -
Th is position supports the operating rooms with anesthesia and physiological monitoring equipment in preparation for anesthesia in surgical, obstetric , and diagnostic anesthesia suites. Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of all anesthesia equipment as well as ordering, stocking, distributing , and maintaining inventory of anesthesia supplies. -
One (1) year of related experience in Surgical Services, Operating Room, or PACU. -
Emergency Medical Technician Certification. -
Assists anesthesiologists and or nursing staff with direct patient care duties including but not limited to assisting with patient transfers, preparation of patient equipment, intubations, and regional anesthesia and placement of invasive monitors. -
V. solutions, arterial lines and equipment for anesthesiologists use. -
Orders special equipment and replaces when needed . -
Reports to the Operating Room any malfunctions of equipment; assumes responsibility for service maintenance and records of maintenance, including levels of gases and results of testing OR/PACU. -
Checks for operational activity of battery run equipment in Anesthesia. -
Conducts weekly inventory to maintain quantity of supplies at established level and prepares orders for appropriate departments . -
Participates in infection control through regular cleaning of anesthesia equipment and performs housekeeping duties to keep the anesthesia workroom neat and orderly . Cleans and maintains inhalation equipment, breathing circuits, connecting tubes and adapters. -
Assists secretary in performing clerical duties at control desk. -
Maintains Anesthesia and Operating Room Library and keeps catalog file up to date. -
supplies anesthesia carts with scopes, endotracheal equipment and other supplies as indicated . -
Checks inventory against established listing pulling outdated drugs or equipment, replacing illegible labels, correcting other deficiencies; Perceiv es sounds such as phones ringing, beepers, alarms and buzzers on equipment. -
Exposure to infectious disease and possible carcinogenic chemicals. -
Ab ility to distinguish color, i.e. alarms and buzzers on equipment , and color codes on instrumentation. -
Ability to speak and hear effectively and meet telephone and customer service standards. - -
Ability to communi cate with customers accurately, quickly, and loudly enough in the English language. -
Ability to a ccurately maintain written records in addition to basic familiarity with computers and the ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications. -
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary systems and infection control. -
Ab ility to work with staff of all levels. -

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Tufts Medical Center, Boston , Anesthesia Technician I (10:00PM - 6:30AM Sunday - Thursday), Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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